A study of bus stops in the Wellington Region has identified high levels of smoking around other people and high levels of butt littering.
People caught lighting up in bars, restaurants and other enclosed public spaces now face hefty penalties in Jamaica.
Vienna will introduce 60 public defibrillators around the city over the coming months, in a bid to save lives by promoting quicker first aid in the event of a heart attack, authorities said Thursday.
Free bus passes for over-60s may be encouraging older people to be more physically active, say the authors of a study published today in the American Journal of Public Health.
(AP) -- The head of the World Health Organization urged China on Tuesday to bolster controls on tobacco in a country where half of adult males smoke.
India was taken off a list of polio endemic countries by the World Health Organisation on Saturday, marking a massive victory for health workers battling the crippling disease.
South Korean anti-smoking activists have gone to the constitutional court to try to shut down the country's cigarette industry, a court official said Thursday.